Re: Module proposal: Empathy for GNOME 2.22

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 12:12:12AM +0100, Alex Jones wrote:
> > If a program doesn't allow me to chat with my friends (which is what
> > I primarily want in an IM app), then how do you expect me ever to
> > discover the benefits of a free service?
> We have legacy transports that provide a basic level of support, but it
> will always be a balancing act, much like the reverse-engineering work
> in Telepathy/Farsight. Pissing away free development hours chasing a
> moving target wild geese just so that we can pretend to be compatible is
> irrefutably masochistic, and I'd really like it to stop. But when Nokia
> drives a truck of money up to Collabora's offices, I've no problem
> there, they can do what they like.

I completely understand if it is not done because you'd rather code than
reverse engineer (I'd still use another program.. sorry). 


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